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On 30 June 2017 MV “Glenpark”, sister vessel of MV “Mountpark” joined the “Sea Stallion Pool” as 19th unit. Like MV “Mountpark” which has already been trading successfully since April 2016, this newbuilding with a deadweight capacity of 37,510 tdw has been chartered by the pool. Aug. Bolten, Hamburg, commercial manager of the “Sea Stallion Pool” is very pleased to welcome the second bulk carrier newbuilding of this type which was designed and built by Naikai Zosen Setoda Shipyard, Japan. “Our clients do very much appreciate this first-class, versatile ship type and we look forward to expanding our pool business continuously”, they stated. After a memorable naming and launching ceremony in Japan, MV “Glenpark” started her maiden voyage which will take her to the west coast of Canada to load a cargo of logs for destination China.


MV „Sumatra“- a modern double-hull bulk carrier of the “Green Dolphin” type and with a deadweight capacity of 38,943 tdw – was welcomed on 24 November 2016 as a new member of the “Sea Stallion Pool”. Built by Huanghai Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., P. R. of China, and delivered to its original owner in January 2016, the vessel was sold as second-hand vessel to Green Dolphin GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, in November this year.

MV “Sumatra” was taken over in Singapore and is in operation and full management of Aug. Bolten, Hamburg. She started her activities as “Sea Stallion Pool” member loading her first cargo of zircon in Geraldton, Australia with destination China.


As already announced in spring this year, another new-building – MV “Lefkada” – was taken over by its German owners from Shimanami Shipyard (Imabari Shipbuilding), Japan, and joined the “Sea Stallion Pool” on 30 August 2016. The handy-size bulker with a capacity of 37,951 tdw is under full management of Aug. Bolten, Hamburg, who are also in charge of the commercial management of the “Sea Stallion Pool”. MV “Lefkada” is characterized by particularly modern and eco-friendly features and was welcomed as one of the top performers within the pool. Her maiden voyage is presently taking MV “Lefkada” from China to Brazil with a cargo of urea. Technical specification, plans and photo of the vessel will complete this website in due course.

Bulker newbuilding „Mountpark“ has joined the “Sea Stallion Pool” as 16th unit

MV “Mountpark”, an ultra-modern 37,510 tdw craned double-hull bulk carrier built by Naikai Zosen Setoda Shipyard, Japan, was delivered to its owners Mountpark Shipping Co. Ltd., London (part of the Denholm group) on 28 April 2016. The vessel which had been chartered by the “Sea Stallion Pool” is eco-optimized and particularly equipped and described as “log-fitted” with boxshaped holds. Her maiden voyage will take her to Vancouver, Canada for loading a cargo of logs with destination China.

Aug. Bolten Wm. Miller’s  Nachfolger (GmbH & Co.) KG, Commercial Manager of the “Sea Stallion Pool” has stated today: “MV “Mountpark” with its modern design and technical features is a great supplement to the pool. We are very pleased that we can offer another attractive and competitive vessel within a variety of first-class bulkers to our clients.”

The “Sea Stallion Pool” is still growing. The next new-building, a Japanese built handy-size bulk carrier which belongs to the fleet of Aug. Bolten is expected to go into service beginning of September this year.

Sea Stallion Pool welcomes new member vessel MV “Loch Lomond”

Aug. Bolten, Commercial Manager of the Sea Stallion Pool of ultra-modern handy-size bulkers, today announced that MV “Loch Lomond” has recently joined its pool as the 15th vessel under management. The dry bulk carrier has a capacity of 38,436 deadweight tons (DWT) and was built at Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Japan in 2012. Her first voyage as a pool member will take her from Japan to Thailand with a cargo of steel products. Additional Information »

14th pool vessel in service

MV “Carolina Bolten“, a “Seahorse”-newbuilding with a deadweight capacity of about 37,500 mts, has recently been delivered by Yangzhou Guoyu Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., China, to her German owners. She followed her sister vessel “Carlota Bolten” which was delivered in January this year and the very similar “Sea Stallion”-type newbuilding MV “Alkyon” which joined the Sea Stallion Pool in February. Additional Information »

MV “Carlota Bolten” joined the “Sea Stallion Pool” of handy-size bulk carriers

Mid-January 2015 “Seahorse”-newbuilding “Carlota Bolten” was taken over by her German owners MS “Carlota Bolten” Schifffahrtsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG which belong to the Aug. Bolten Group. The vessel has a deadweight capacity of approx. 37,500 tdw and proven features of the modern “Seahorse” type. Owners are glad to announce that MV “Carlota Bolten” joined the “Sea Stallion Pool” immediately after delivery. The vessel has meanwhile left the shipyard Yangzhou Guoyo Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., China, has loaded steel products in Japan and is presently on its maiden voyage to the U.S. Gulf. Additional Information »

Third SeaStallion bulker newbuilding delivered into the pool / SeaStallion “Ardennes” awarded with Lloyds List “Ship of the Year 2013”

MV „Amorgos“, a 36.000 t bulker of the most advanced, eco-optimised “SeaStallion” type has recently been delivered by CSC Jinling Shipyard, Nanjing, to a company related to Lydia Mar Shipping Co. S.A., Piraeus and has subsequently joined the “Sea Stallion Pool”. Her maiden voyage is taking her from China via Australia and South Africa to Europe with various cargoes. Additional Information »

First SeaStallion newbuilding MV „Ardennes“ in operation

MV „Ardennes“, a 36.000 t bulker of the most advanced, eco-optimised „SeaStallion“ type was delivered by CSC Jinling Shipyard, Nanjing, to Ariston Navigation Corp. last week and subsequently joined the “Sea Stallion Pool”. As announced end of September, Ariston Navigation Corp., Piraeus, and Lydia Mar Shipping Co. S.A., Piraeus (subsidiary of Aug. Bolten, Hamburg) joined forces and founded a new pool for handy-size bulk Additional Information »